Monthly Archives: May 2016

Ramadan 2016 Jordan Timetable


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Ramadan is the holy month of fasting in which Muslims are not allowed to eat, drink and smoke from dawn until sunset.

In 2016 the holy month is expected to be between 06 June to 06 July, plus or less 01 day according to the actual sight of the moon.

Below is the Jordan timetable:

Date Day Fajr Sunrise Zuhr Asr Magrib/Iftar Isha/Taraweeh
06 Jun Mon 3:51 5:24 12:35 16:16 19:47 21:20
07 Jun Tue 3:50 5:24 12:36 16:16 19:47 21:21
08 Jun Wed 3:50 5:24 12:36 16:17 19:48 21:21
09 Jun Thu 3:50 5:24 12:36 16:17 19:48 21:22
10 Jun Fri 3:50 5:26 12:36 16:17 19:48 21:22
11 Jun Sat 3:50 5:23 12:36 16:17 19:49 21:23
12 Jun Sun 3:49 5:23 12:37 16:17 19:49 21:23
13 Jun Mon 3:49 5:23 12:37 16:17 19:50 21:24
14 Jun Tue 3:49 5:24 12:37 16:18 19:50 21:24
15 Jun Wed 3:49 5:24 12:37 16:18 19:50 21:25
16 Jun Thu 3:49 5:24 12:38 16:18 19:51 21:25
17 Jun Fri 3:49 5:24 12:38 16:18 19:51 21:25
18 Jun Sat 3:50 5:24 12:38 16:19 19:51 21:26
19 Jun Sun 3:50 5:24 12:38 16:19 19:51 21:26
20 Jun Mon 3:50 5:24 12:38 16:19 19:52 21:26
21 Jun Tue 3:50 5:25 12:39 16:19 19:52 21:26
22 Jun Wed 3:50 5:25 12:39 16:19 19:52 21:27
23 Jun Thu 3:51 5:25 12:39 16:20 19:52 21:27
24 Jun Fri 3:51 5:25 12:39 16:20 19:52 21:27
25 Jun Sat 3:51 5:26 12:39 16:20 19:53 21:27
26 Jun Sun 3:52 5:26 12:40 16:20 19:53 21:27
27 Jun Mon 3:52 5:26 12:40 16:20 19:53 21:27
28 Jun Tue 3:52 5:27 12:40 16:21 19:53 21:27
29 Jun Wed 3:53 5:27 12:40 16:21 19:53 21:27
30 Jun Thu 3:53 5:27 12:40 16:21 19:53 21:27
01 Jul Fri 3:54 5:27 12:41 16:21 19:53 21:26
02 Jul Sat 3:55 5:28 12:41 16:21 19:53 21:26
03 Jul Sun 3:55 5:28 12:41 16:22 19:53 21:26
04 Jul Mon 3:56 5:29 12:41 16:22 19:52 21:26
05 Jul Tue 3:56 5:30 12:41 16:22 19:52 21:26

 

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Three days in Jordan


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Three days in Jordan

For travelers who wish to explore Jordan but have short time to stay you might feel hesitated to proceed, you’ll think is it really worth it given the limited time? What places can I manage to see, where to go and more questions as you begin to plan your tour. With proper planning you can cover the main highlights of the country without feeling rush.

Below is our suggested itinerary suiting travelers who want to maximize their 3 days stay in Jordan.

First day: Arrival at Amman Airport. From here we begin our trip, first we visit the Madaba St George Church, not far is the Mt Nebo, we then drive via Kings Way with a stop to take some photos at Mujib Reserve, continue to Shobak Castle then drive to Petra for overnight.

Madaba, Jordan

Saint George Church in Madaba, Jordan

6th century mosaic map

The 6th century mosaic map on the floor of Madaba Church.

Mount Nebo, Jordan

Rolling Stone in Mount Nebo, Jordan

Mount Nebo, Jordan

Mount Nebo is the alleged burial site of Prophet Moses.

Ancient caravan route

Kings Highway, an ancient caravan route

Wadi Al Mujib

View of the Wadi Mujib

Crusader Castle

Crusader Castle in Shobak, built by King Baldwin I of Jerusalem

Second day: Full day to discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site Petra.

Petra Tours

Canyon or The Siq

Al Khazneh

The Treasury

Third day: From Petra drive to Amman, we visit the Citadel, Roman Theatre, Souqs, Jabal Amman with Rainbow Street. Transfer to Amman Airport for your departure.

Downtown Amman

Citadel in downtown Amman

Ummayyad Palace

Ummayyad Palace in Amman Citadel

Amman Roman Theatre

Roman Theatre in Amman Jordan

Interested to get a quote or to book this trip?

Send us an email; reservation@pntours.com OR info@petranightstours.com

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Souvenir Shopping in Jordan: Sand Bottles


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Souvenir Shopping in Jordan: Sand Bottles

The shopping experience for a souvenir in Jordan is a mixture of modernity and tradition.

A popular souvenir to grab are decorated bottles filled with brightly colored sands, made by artisans in Petra and Aqaba.

The designs in the sand is done with the aid of a knitting needle and a funnel. They are nice, colorful and some of them have detailed designs. Prices depends on the design, quality of the sand used (natural or dyed) and size of the bottles.

Jordan Sand Bottles

Colorful Sand Bottles

 

Sand Bottles in Jordan

Sand Bottle from Jordan with a nice design

 

Souvenirs in Jordan

Popular souvenir in Jordan

 

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A Glimpse to the Jordan Museum


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A Glimpse to the Jordan Museum

Jordan Museum

The Main Entrance

Mosaic Floor

Mosaic Floor from the Byzantine Period

Jordan Museum Map

The Museum Map

The Jordan Museum

Ain Ghazal Statue

Natufian Art

Neolithic Period

Pottery Storage Jar

Nomad Period

From Bronze Age

Interactive Computers

Nabatean Period

Nabatean Inscriptions

Marble Statue of Apollo

Wall Mosaic

Copper Scrolls

 

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